A connection source to supply military personnel -- both away and returned -- with a handcrafted instrument.
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PLEASE START A NEW DISCUSSION TOPIC THREAD FOR EACH INSTRUMENT OFFERED OR FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL LOOKING FOR MUSIC! We'll use the Comments section for other general stuff.
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I'm an Army medic and have been deployed for a little over a month now. I just started learning guitar and then found out that I was deploying. I couldn't bring my guitar here, so I started looking at different small guitars and came across cigar…Continue
Hello to all. I am looking for a CBG for a great friend of mine who is being promoted to LTC. He has been deployed 5 times and is not only a friend, but a great dad and officer. He is an avid guitar and banjo player and I know he would love a CBG. I…Continue
Hi - I'm an Air Force Chaplain from Denmark, Who just joined this Group. I was already a member of the Facebook-Group for Martin BackpackerGuitars, because I always bring one of these when deployed. This is where I was told to visit the CBG-Group…Continue
I am blown away at this site and am amazed at the instruments. I have played guitar during several deployments and have never ran across anything like this. I have sat and watched several Youtube videos of people playing and building them. I am…Continue
Greetings CBG'ers,My name is Ken and I'm currently deployed to Afghanistan as a First Sergeant. I have two requests for Cigar Box Guitars. The first is for a young man in my unit who has a birthday coming up (early August). He plays Ukulele and I…Continue
First.....I don't know if I am posting this correctly....I had sent a note already but it appears that it went to the *Group* so I'm not sure if that was correct. I then saw this Add A Discussion button and figured I would give that a try.... I'm a…Continue
I am currently in the air force stationed at LRAFB. I have served in OEF AND OIF. My friend got me very interested in cigar box guitars and told me about this site and the wonderful work that yall are doing for service men and women like myself. I…Continue
Good afternoon everyone, I would have to say this is the first time I've seen a cigar box guitar and I would have to say they look amazing. I'm an Air Force weatherman, I'm sure you're laughing but its true, currently deployed to Iraq and would…Continue
Good day, eh!! Thank you for letting me join your group!! I couldn't figure out how to post a new discussion so I sent a message to all members of the group...........sorry..........LOLI have been in the Canadian Army for almost 28 years and am…Continue
Hello, I am just a vet now but was a grunt for eight years. Served in Korea and Mosul Iraq. I first learned of these instruments from a buddy from Kentucky. He told me about them and I thought he was joking, that there was no way this was possible.…Continue